• Ride The Amtrak Great Dome Car

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    Name: Ride The Amtrak Great Dome Car
    Date: August 19, 2017 - September 24, 2017
    Event Description:

    Passengers who ride on the Amtrak Downeaster between August 19 and September 24, 2017 will be able to see Northern New England like never before!  Amtrak’s Great Dome rail car is returning to Maine and will travel along with the Amtrak Downeaster on four trips each day.  The vintage Dome was built in 1955 and features an upper level with windows on all sides (including the roof) that will offer passengers panoramic views of the scenic villages, coastline, marshes, streams and landscapes located all along the Downeaster route.  

    The seats in the upper level of the dome car are available at no extra cost, but they are unreserved and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Passengers are encouraged to rotate in and out of the Dome car to allow all passengers the ability to enjoy this unique experience.

    The Great Dome Car is available on the following Downeaster trains*:

    M-F Weekday Train #682, #683, #688, #689

    Saturday Trains #692, #693, #696, #697

    Sunday Trains #690, #691, #698, #699

     

     

     

    *Dates and availability of the Great Dome Car are subject to change without notice.
    Location:
    Dover Transportation Center 
    33 Chestnut St, Dover, NH 03820
    Date/Time Information:

     

     

    August 19, 2017- September 24, 2017

    The Great Dome Car is available on the following Downeaster trains*:

    M-F Weekday Train #682, #683, #688, #689

    Saturday Trains #692, #693, #696, #697

    Sunday Trains #690, #691, #698, #699

     

     

     

    *Dates and availability of the Great Dome Car are subject to change without notice.
    Contact Information:
    Amtrak Downeaster
    Fees/Admission:
    The seats in the upper level of the dome car are available at no extra cost, but they are unreserved and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Passengers are encouraged to rotate in and out of the Dome car to allow all passengers the ability to enjoy this unique experience.
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